Previously we had written about creating Web 2.0 style icons and also converting images to icons. Today we have similar type of web app that allows you to create free online ico converter which converts images to icons.
ConvertICO.org is a free online portable ico converter and favicon generator, it allows to create a single/multiple-resolution icon from png, gif, jpg and bmp format, or extract all the frames inside an icon to separate images. It could convert images to Windows icon and vice versa. Once a file is selected, you’ll see more options for the output file.
It supports multiple image formats / sizes / color depths / profiles. It can create a Windows 7/Vista style icon which contains the compressed PNG image while still works on Windows XP. It also allows to extract all the pictures in a multi-size( 16×16 to 256×256 pixels ), multiple color depths( 32 bits/pixel PNG[ RGB+Alpha ], 32 bits/pixel[ bmp ], 24 bits/pixel, 8 bits/pixel, etc. ) icon to png/jpg/gif/bmp images.
Convert png, jpg, gif or bmp images to ico format;
Extract all frames in an icon to separate images;
Support 4 different profiles( Windows 7, Favicon, etc. );
You can test it out with this sample image. Find the below image URL, copy paste it in the web app text box and use convert button to get the output file. http://convertico.org/files/download/test/ico1.png.
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